Diran Alexanian – Complete Cello Technique: Classic Treatise on Cello Theory and Practice. by Diran Alexanian Dover Publications Inc. Traité théorique et pratique du violoncelle (Alexanian, Diran) Scores. Complete text · *# Title, Theoretical and practical treatise of the violoncello. Sheet Music – £ – Diran Alexanian – Complete Cello Technique.

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One person found this helpful. Dover Publications April 10, Language: Refresh and try again. Buy the selected items together This item: Nothing in between in the shape of studies or as advice and information as to what to study and practise before one “gets there” to the war horses of the repertory I mean. His hands were, by all account as stated by David Gerben in the Foreword, very large.

The book is certainly one of the most systematic attempts to assemble and describe a good technical approach to the violoncello, a notoriously difficult instrument. If I had a chance to look through it prior to purchase, I don’t think I would have bought it.

I have been wanting to buy this book for years, and I finally ordered it a few weeks ago. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. On the one hand, if you are enjoying a positive and fruitful teacher this book is quite unnecessary; on the other hand, here is a technque into alexaniaj particular world the knowledge of which, in my opinion, still matters. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

If I have a very technical question I do pull this book out and try to understand what that have to say about it. Lists with This Book. I wish Amazon would give [more]extensive access to the inside of the book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Beginner Cello Trchnique, 1. Explore the Home Gift Guide.



Clelo Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Principles and Forms of Movement. Trivia About Complete Cello Te Patrick Moriarty rated it it was amazing Jan 24, This could be an artifact that it is a very old book, but Alfxanian find the translation tends to be almost “dictionary look up” instead of an idiomatic translation which would make the book useful, dated though it may be.

Complete Cello Technique – L’enseignement du Violoncelle

It is fairly complete. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. I don’t know any of my professional cellist colleagues, no matter who their stream of teachers were, who would not benefit from this read.

This book is severely dated. I personally think that the technical eiran envisioned by Alexanian compresses cello technique into a limited technique, limited because it is solely based on the riran features of the instrument. Set up a giveaway. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Showing of 4 diarn. English Choose a language for shopping. This is a very detailed book that I found too heavy for me.


There are simple ways, based on key technical requirements on the cello, to select an instrument that is appropriate for a pair of hands. Then there is no transition between the usual exercises in the first two or three positions, based solely on the physical shape of the cello fingerboard and with no musical content to speak of, and references to the masterpieces of the cello repertory such as the various concerti a few dozens pages later on.


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Be the first to ask a question about Complete Cello Technique. I would remind the potential reader of this review that there have been great cellists Luigi Silva being one, for instance who intelligently questioned certain traditionally “cellistic” approaches to the cello.

Please try cel,o later. After it came in I read most of it within a short time, to completee its principles to the ones I have developed over time and to find answers to some of my as yet unanswered questions.

None of this troubles Alexanian who dirsn to naturally base the whole of left-hand technique on the uncommonly large size of his hands.

The printing is clear, it is printed on good paper, and the binding strong. In some of the passages the English is unclear, I used Google Translate to find an understandable translation. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? See all 4 reviews. This is shown in the way concepts and matters which are traditionally tricky to learn and master notation, sight reading, harmonics, etc.